Bolton-based Designer Habitat aim for £50m sales by 2018 Read more

Bolton-based Designer Habitat aim for £50m sales by 2018

Bolton-based Designer Habitat aim for £50m sales by 2018: Designer Habitat are kitchen and homeware specialists, founded in 2009 by partners Mark Januszewski and Craig Foster. Last year, the company reported a £18.5m turnover, and have averaged a 30% year-on-year turnover since their inception. Januszewski, a chief executive of the firm, said: “2014 was a […]

Trafford Park’s Clothes2order in midst of major expansion Read more

Trafford Park’s Clothes2order in midst of major expansion

Trafford Park’s Clothes2order in midst of major expansion: Clothes2order are suppliers of custom clothing in uniforms, promotions and events. Their clients include Coca-Cola, Google and Mercedes Benz – as well as many start-up companies. In September 2013, they reached one million sales – this after their inception in 2002. They doubled their sales total just a […]

Two-fifths of teachers less likely to stay in role following Tory election victory Read more

New contracts for DJS after Green Growth efficiency review

New contracts for DJS after Green Growth efficiency review: Since their incorporation in 2005, DJS Research’s staff numbers have increased exponentially in size: from one employee, to 48 full-time members of staff — and that’s not including the 200 temporary staff employed by the Strines (Stockport) company. Naturally, the environmental footprint of the company has increased at […]

Rusholme entrepreneur wins free tuition fees Read more

Rusholme entrepreneur wins free tuition fees

Rusholme entrepreneur wins free tuition fees: Jade Steford Whyment, 24, has had her first-year tuition fee to Manchester College waived. She was the winner of Manchester College’s Fresh Start campaign, which aims to give somebody who has previously been derailed from education a new start. Jade, originally from Rusholme, suffered from post-natal depression in 2013. Her […]

Tech companies in Manchester confident of growth Read more

Tech companies in Manchester confident of growth

Tech companies in Manchester confident of growth: Businesses in Manchester have predicted growth of 10.4% for this year — that’s according to Barclays’ Fast Growth Tech survey. Impressively, this I’d four times faster than the UK’s GDP forecast. Further research has shown that 41% of businesses are expecting growth of up to 10%, with another 23% […]